2020 Festival Sponsors, Partners, and Supporters

The Junior League of Little Rock/Little Readers Rock is a partner for the events at the Hillary Rodham Clinton Children’s Library & Learning Center.

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The Six Bridges Book Festival is supported in part by the Arkansas State Library and the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

Baring Cross Bridge

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Dishongh Fund

Broadway Bridge

NEA Big Read logo

Main Street Bridge

ProSmart Printing

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Department of Arkansas Parks, Heritage, and Tourism

Wright, Lindsey, Jennings logo

Central Arkansas Library System Foundation Logo

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Rebsamen Fund

Junction Bridge

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Oxford American

UA Little Rock

Department of English

Rock Island Bridge

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Christ Episcopal Church

Phillip Huddleston

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Arkansas Times

Literacy Action of Central Arkansas logo

I-30 Bridge

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Sibling Rivalry Press

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ESSE Purse Museum

Marlena West

Ellon Cockrill

St. Marks Episcopal Church

Betty Rowland Wittenberg Foundation

The Traveling Companions Bookclub in Honor of May Griebel

Mary Wohlleb
Joe Crow & Virginia Flynn
Alvah J. And Mary F. Nelson
Martin E. & Melissa Bair Thoma
Ronald H. & Marsha H. Winters
H.H. and Barbara Hawes
Brigita Gardner

Book Club Campaign Contributors

Book Club Campaign Chairs

Susan Santa Cruz
Gael Sammartino

Book Club Contributors

Cheaper Than Therapy, No Name Book Club, Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close, Glitterature – for Jewelry Lovers, Montagne Court Page Turners, Third Tuesday, Third Thursday, Most Fabulous Book Club (MFBC) and Employee Giving

Individual Contributors

Laura Stanley, Bill & Cathy Spivey, Anonymous, Kevin Jones, Jean Matchett, Brad Mooy, Lynn Parker, Carol Chappell, Judy Lansky, Mark Christ, Gina Kokes, Amy Bradley-Hole, Annick Dellman-Schafer, Mary Dillard, Jan Emberton, Audrey Evans, Sally Goss, Libby Grobmyer, Mary Cynthia Hess, Susan Johnson, Hallie Lindsey, Marilynn Porter, Susan Russell, Cathy Slater, Myrna Thomas, Linda VanBlaricom, Gladys Whitney, Susan Goldner, Bettina Brownstein, Donna Cavr, Dana Landrum, La Reina Fuentes, Andrea Bevernitz, Amber Davis, Jane Doty, Madelyn Ganos, Betsy Johnson, Tameka Lee, Cas Rifkin, Donna Sammons, Lynna Schonert

Festival Staff & Volunteers

Festival Coordinator: Brad Mooy

A group of dedicated staff and volunteers assists Festival Coordinator Brad Mooy with planning the Festival.

Book Sales: WordsWorth Books
Zoom Squad Commander: Nathan Smith
Marketing: Tameka Lee
Webmaster: Scott Kirkhuff
Graphic Designer: Michelle Bailey Keahey
Little Readers Rock chair: Megan McCain
Moderator chair: Amy Bradley-Hole
WITS chair: Jennifer White
Festival Art: Phillip Rex Huddleston
Music, Outdoor Tech & Party Liaison: J.P. Langston
Volunteer Coordinator: Polly Deems
Special Assistance: Madelyn Ganos
Feature Stories: Rosslyn Elliott
Social Media: Stewart Fuell

Talent Committee
Michelle Bailey Keahey, Eliza Borne, Amy Bradley-Hole, Kevin Brockmeier, Guy Choate, Tom DeBlack, Polly Deems, Garbo Hearne, Rettina Hill, Frederick McKindra, Brad Minnick, Katherine O’Bryan, Susan Santa Cruz, Mary Gay Shipley, Dorian Stuber

Moderators & Introducers
Michelle Bailey Keahey, Laura Barrio-Vilar, Eliza Borne, Amy Bradley-Hole, Lydia Bush, Savannah Butler, Guy Choate, Tom DeBlack, Marcia Dunbar, Garbo Hearne, Greg Henderson, Michael Hibblen, Erin Hoover, Mary Horne, John Hornor Jacobs, Phillip Rex Huddleston, Danielle A. Jackson, Arshia Khan, Sarah Kellogg, Shannon Lausch, Stacey McAdoo, Frederick McKindra, Brad Minnick, Susan Petty Moneyhon, Gwen Moritz, Stephanie Newton, Sarah Orsborn, Bryant Phelan, Marci Robertson, Nancy Rousseau, Skip Rutherford, Susan Santa Cruz, Steve Straessle, Dorian Stuber, Ragan Sutterfield, Alex Vernon and John Williams

Zoom Squad
Rebecca Beadle, Karmen M. Cooper, Lauren E. Dixon, Rosslyn Elliott, Stewart Fuell, Karen Guthrie, Mark Hotchkiss, Joseph Hudak, Jasmine Jobe, Guy Lancaster, Grayson Martin, Sarah Sewell, Justin Vess, Heather Zbinden

Office Assistance and Special Projects
Nicole Smith, Marlena West

Swag
Polly Deems

Central Arkansas Library System
Shekia Carlock, Mark Christ, Carol Coffey, Joey Cole, Nate Coulter, Jamie Diaz, Lisa Donovan, Linda Ellis, Brandin Gibbons, Abby Kerby, Lance Ivy, Chris Ketterman, Mary Osteen, Cathy Sanders, Jo Spencer, Ali Welky

Special Thanks
Michelle Bailey Keahey, Jama Best, Bryan Borland, Kevin Brockmeier, Jeff Condran, Amanda Copley, Ernie Dumas, Tamika Edwards, Jan Emberton, Stephanie Ferguson, Diane Foster, Phillip Rex Huddleston, Rettina Hill, Phyllis Hodges, Betsy Johnson, Dana Kaye, Gina Kokes, J. P. Langston, Chris King, Lia Lent, Diana Long, Megan McCain, Stephanie Maxwell, Gary Miller, Rex Nelson, Timothy Nutt, Lynne Phillips, Laurie Pierce, Mary Remmel Wohlleb, Vaughn Scribner, Nathan Smith, Laura Stanley, Ragan Sutterfield, Denise Turlier, Nathan Vandiver, Jennifer White, and Ginger Young

Thanks to the Fest’s Additional Presenters
Denise Alberts, Arkansas Arts Center, Arkansas PBS, Jordan Butler, Edith Callaway-Frazier, M. Shelly Conner, Sarah Dixon, Garbo Hearne, Randall Horton, Katie Leland, Randi Romo, Brittany Sparkles, Beatriz Valera, Robin White

WITS
Authors participating include Camille Acker, Anthony Bozza, Ernesto Cisneros, Mayra Cuevas, Ashley Franklin, Daniel Kraus, Linsey Miller, Stephanie Storey, Bonnie Tsui and Barry Wolverton. Schools include eStem, Philander Smith College, Ridge Road Elementary, Robinson High School, Shorter College, Southwest High School, Stephens Elementary, and Sylvan Hills High School.